Sikorsky Skycrane

A Morning with Malcolm the Skycrane

July 29, 2010

I went out flying yesterday, just a short flight to help a friend confirm the indicated airspeed he was reading on his recently completed RV-6A. I stopped and refueled after the flight, taxied back to the hangar and pushed the plane back into it’s parking spot. Just as I finished a stranger walked into the […]

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Reno-Stead Fire-Fighting Base

August 1, 2009

There have been several thunderstorms in the area the past few days dropping huge amounts of water and spitting out lightning bolts. The lightning has started a few fires in fairly inaccessible areas and has put our local fire fighters to work. There were two fire-fighting operations  on the east side of the Sierras last […]

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